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  One day when Fa-yen Wen-i (885-958), one of the well known Chinese Ch'an masters,
has ascended his seat. From the assembly, a monk came out and asked:
-What is one drop of water from the fount of Tsao-ch'i?
Fa-yen repied:
-It's... continue...

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ZEN AND BUDDHISM NEWS
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1. Daring to Speak about Our “Buddha Nature” - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

Daring to Speak about Our “Buddha Nature”
Patheos (blog)
The Buddhist concept of buddha nature is a doozy. “Buddha” means awakened, and in Buddhism it is a central teaching that all beings have buddha nature whether they realize it or not. The father of Soto Zen Buddhism, Dogen, turned that teaching on its ...



2. Get Lit: Far Out and Inward-Looking - Weekly Alibi

Weekly Alibi

Get Lit: Far Out and Inward-Looking
Weekly Alibi
It's the kind of book that seems easy to pigeonhole—until you pick it up and begin reading. In his preface to Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics, newly rereleased by Santa Fe's Synergetic Press (paperback; $26.95), religious scholar Huston Smith ...

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3. Zig Zag Zen - Weekly Alibi (blog)

Zig Zag Zen
Weekly Alibi (blog)
Allan Badiner, editor of the New Edition of Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics (Art Editor, Alex Grey) will be speaking and signing books on Thursday, May 21st at Bookworks on Rio Grande Blvd in Albuquerque. Please join us for lively discussion!



4. Toronto teacher simplifies life with Buddhism - Toronto Sun

Toronto Sun

Toronto teacher simplifies life with Buddhism
Toronto Sun
Wuggenig traded those comforts for one room, located in a house next to the Toronto Zen Buddhist Temple, on Vaughan Rd. His daily routine calls for him to rise every morning at 5:20 a.m., walk next door to pray, chant and meditate for more than an hour ...



5. Buddhism, Psychedelics and Visionary Art - Weekly Alibi (blog)

Buddhism, Psychedelics and Visionary Art
Weekly Alibi (blog)
Join editor Allan Badiner and art editor Alex Grey with Rick Strassman and Allyson Grey speak on Buddhism, psychedelics and visionary art in celebration of the publication of ZIG ZAG ZEN: Buddhism and Psychedelics (New Edition). Located at Collected ...



6. 'Point Break': The enduring appeal of Zen garbage - Washington Post

'Point Break': The enduring appeal of Zen garbage
Washington Post
Plot: Reeves is Johnny Utah, a curiously named FBI agent who must go undercover as a surfer to infiltrate a gang of surfer-bankrobbers led by Swayze, a.k.a. Bodhi — short for bodhisattva, an enlightened being in Buddhism. Though it is Utah's mission ...

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7. This mindfulness teacher gets results (just ask Kobe) - Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription)

This mindfulness teacher gets results (just ask Kobe)
Boston Globe (subscription)
Originally trained as a molecular biologist at MIT, Kabat-Zinn had gone on to revolutionize the meditation world in the 1970s by creating a more secularized version of the practice, one focused less on Buddhism and more on stress reduction and other ...

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8. What is 'Zen' diplomacy? From Chinese monk to ambassador - OUPblog (blog)

What is 'Zen' diplomacy? From Chinese monk to ambassador
OUPblog (blog)
In 1654, a Chinese monk arrived in Japan. His name was Yinyuan Longqi (1592-1673), a Zen master who claimed to have inherited the authentic dharma transmission—the passing of the Buddha's teaching from teacher to student—from the Linji (Rinzai) sect ...

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9. Carmel Valley's Tassajara Zen Mountain Center offers a wake-up call for our ... - Monterey County Weekly

Monterey County Weekly

Carmel Valley's Tassajara Zen Mountain Center offers a wake-up call for our ...
Monterey County Weekly
James discusses the practice of Zen Buddhism and the essence of zazen (seated meditation), and confirms it has inherent challenges. “In the modern world, things are happening, seemingly out of control,” she says. “We think we should be in control ...




 



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